Monthly Archives: February 2020

Carl Edward Shoopman, age 87 of Clinton

Carl Edward Shoopman, age 87 of Clinton passed away on the evening of Monday, February 24, 2020.  Carl served in the Army and was a Korean War era Veteran and former member of the Tennessee National Guard.  Carl was a lifelong member of Second Baptist Church.  He was retired from …

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Myla Aquino King, age 49 of Clinton

Myla Aquino King, age 49 of Clinton, passed away on the morning of Saturday, February 22, 2020.  She is survived by her husband, James G. King of Clinton; parents, Avelino and Consuelo Cruz Aquino; three brothers, and sister, Alona Bautista all who reside in the Philippines.Myla gave much of her …

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High school District tourneys winding down

The District 3AA tournament consolation games were played Monday, with Carter’s girls beating Union County 68-58 for third place and the Pigeon Forge boys squeaking past the Northview Academy, 38-36. The D3AA championships on Tuesday feature the Northview Academy girls facing Gatlinburg-Pittman at 6, followed by Carter’s boys taking on …

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ACSD offers church safety tips, training

The Anderson County Sheriff’s Department is reminding local churches that the department’s Crime Prevention deputy, David Massengill, is available to help houses of worship develop a safety plan. If your church would like to learn more about how to prevent the unthinkable from happening, contact Deputy Massengill by phone at …

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AC Democrats to hold County Presidential Convention

(AC Democratic Party) The Anderson County Democratic Party will host its County Presidential Convention on Saturday, March 7, in the Great Room of the Clinton Community Center, located at 101 Hicks Street in Clinton (37716). Those attending the convention will select representatives from the county to attend the District Convention …

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State announces expansion of Cumberland Trail

(TN State Parks press release) Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee and the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC), in partnership with The Conservation Fund, TennGreen, the National Park Service and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, today announced the addition of 6,229 acres to the Justin P. Wilson Cumberland Trail …

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ORT: UCOR offers STEM ‘mini-grants’ to area teachers

(Information from Oak Ridge Today) UCOR, a federal cleanup contractor in Oak Ridge, is accepting applications for education grants between $500 and $1,000. As first reported by our partners at Oak Ridge Today, the grants will support science, technology, engineering, and mathematics, or STEM, projects. The grant applications are open to …

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